LAHORE – The Public Accounts Committee (PAC-1) has directed the public sector universities to make financial rules and regulations and the present the same in the next meeting of the committee.
The committee, which met on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Chaudhary Zaheer-ud-Din discussed the audit paras concerning the Higher Education Department.  The committee keeping in view the financial irregularities surfaced in the audit paras directed the vice chancellors of all the public sector universities to make financial rules and regulations in a bid to spend the public funds in a transparent manner.  The PAC-1 also directed to hold an inquiry into passage of tenders of Bahauddin Zekria University 2006-7 in violation of rules by its Vice Chancellor.
The committee members present in the meeting included Abdul Rehman, Mehr Ishtiaq, Dr Mukhtar Bharat and others.